Tag Archives: Emma Pooley

Farewell the mighty Emma Pooley

#149177043 / gettyimages.com Big scoop for Sarah Connolly to get Emma Pooley’s retirement story for Rouleur. I interviewed Emma a few times back in 2009, when I had time to write about women’s cycling. On one occasion she called me … Continue reading

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If Team Sky is about inspiring participation, why no women?

Dave Brailsford in a BBC interview says that the Team Sky project is all about inspiring participation. But I keep on coming back to the same question I asked back at the Worlds in September: where are the women? It’s … Continue reading

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Predictions for professional cycling in 2010: the good news

Like ying and yang, for every list of bad news, there is good. So here’s my predictions for good things that might happen this year. (I’ve updated this to correct a couple of errors and add a couple of links … Continue reading

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Does sexism in cycling still exist?

Last week, during the World Championships, Sky News ran the news package below, about the Call For Sexual Equality In Sport, based on the news that the UCI is to insist on parity between men’s and women’s events at London … Continue reading

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Cycling popularity increases except in sports pages

Saturday’s The Times declares that “Inspirational Olympic heroes turn cycling into a family favourite” and celebrates a 40% increase in cycling as a result of the track team’s success. Meanwhile The Sunday Times manages to lead its Sport In Brief … Continue reading

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